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Submission + - Microsoft Tried to Buy Netscape: Suppose They Had? (computerworlduk.com)

Glyn Moody writes: "In an interview, Brendan Eich, the creator of JavaScript and currently CIO at Mozilla, reveals that Microsoft tried to buy Netscape at the end of 1994. They were turned down because the offer was too low, but imagine if Netscape had accepted: no browser wars, no open Web standards, no Mozilla, no Firefox. How might the Web — and the world — have looked today if that had happened?"
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Microsoft Tried to Buy Netscape: Suppose They Had?

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